Hook Norton Brewery News

Whenever we have some news from the brewery or any of our pubs, we’ll be sure to post it here. Look out for lots of stories coming up, reporting on events and anything else we think might be of interest to you!

Mountain Pint’s fundraiser for Blood Cancer UK

A very special beer has been brewed at Hook Norton Brewery by Gill Begnor. She has brewed the beer to help raise funds for Blood Cancer UK. In October 2024, a pint of Hook Norton beer (and Gill) plan to climb Toubkal – the highest mountain in the Atlas range in Morocco. Gill brewed this […]

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Crocodile Cheers – Unique Brew with Deya Brewing Co

As part of our 175th Anniversary Celebrations and following our colaboration with Arbor Ales, we invited our friends down at DEYA BREWERY to come brew a beer with us. They jumped on the bus and sped up from Cheltenham for a great day of brewing and beers! The result is a very unique cask ale […]

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Annual Charity Carriage Parade returns to Hook Norton Brewery.

Annual Charity Carriage Parade returns to Hook Norton Brewery.

Sunday 28th July sees the return of the annual charity carriage parade at Hook Norton Brewery in aid of Thames Valley Air Ambulance. Despite a devastating fire earlier in the year, the Shire horse team at the brewery are keen to push on. Keen shire horse and light horse owners will be gathering at the […]

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roebuck-inn

First Dog Walk Goes Well

Local Pub Hosts Successful Dog Walk with Potential for Growth Charlotte Prew, owner of The Roebuck Inn in Drayton, teamed up with local dog walker Claire Steels to organize a dog walk on Sunday, June 30th. The event proved to be a hit, attracting a whopping 36 furry participants and their owners for a scenic […]

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New Beer Alert! Arbor Ales Colab – Phoenix

As part of our 175th Anniversary celebrations, we are working with our favourite friendly fellow brewers to make some unique beers. The latest is Phoenix, a cask ale brewed in collaboration with our friends down at Arbor Brewery. As we recover from the recent stable block fire, we thought it only fitting that 10p from […]

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Ironestone Lager

Ironstone Lager

Ironstone Lager: Our Refreshing New Tradition That Took Flight For over 175 years, Hook Norton Brewery has been a cornerstone of brewing excellence, specialising in classic traditional cask ales. Now, we have added another string to our bow and have another success story on our hands: Ironstone Lager! Crafted with Passion: Ironstone Lager is a […]

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Korean TV Stars

We welcomed Korean TV to the brewery who filmed us for their YouTube travel channel. After showing them around the brewery, meeting Cromwell, our new two year old shire horse, they ended their visit with a trip down brewery lane to The Pear Tree Inn to enjoy a few pints with the locals and soak […]

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Get Merry & Morris On

Great to have The Bell Inn Adderbury in today brewing Laugh, Sing, Dance ale to be served at the Adderbury Day of Dance on Saturday 27th April where fine folk of the shire gather to get merry and morris on. Adderbury Morris Men, Adderbury Village Morris Men and Sharp & Blunt

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Hooky "On Tour"

HOOKY ON TOUR – BRINGING FREE BEER AND CHEER TO A PUB NEAR YOU

Hook Norton Brewery will be bringing their 175th Anniversary celebrations to their pubs in a unique way over the next few months. ‘Hooky on Tour’ will see the brewery visiting all of their pubs using a variety of different modes of transport – walk, cycle, motorcycle, Land Rover and even Shire Horse. Whilst they are […]

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As inflation hits lowest level since 2021, how’s this business fairing?

We all know about the challenges facing us all, here’s what James and a few of our staff thought about the current climate when Channel 4 news came to have a chat https://www.channel4.com/news/as-inflation-hits-lowest-level-since-2021-hows-this-business-fairing Inflation eased back by more than expected last month to its lowest level since September 2021. Official figures showed Consumer Prices Index […]

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A BEER FOR VICTORIA

Hook Norton Brewery’s Managing Director James Clarke has brewed a very special beer to celebrate the life of his sister Victoria who sadly passed away aged 12. Victoria would have celebrated her 50th birthday this year and to mark the occasion Jame and several of Victoria’s friends came together to brew. The beer was served […]

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JAMES CLARKE MARKS 33 YEARS AT HOOK NORTON BREWERY WITH UNIQUE BEER EVENT

Hook Norton Brewery have launched another unique ale brewed to celebrate Managing Director James Clarke’s 33 years at the brewery. James, the great great grandson of John Harris who started the brewery in 1849 said ‘This is a unique opportunity in our 175th Anniversary year to brew a beer to celebrate my 33 years at […]

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